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Dorothy Jordan

3 of 19 portraits on display in Room 17 at the National Portrait Gallery

Dorothy Jordan, by John Hoppner, exhibited 1791 - NPG L174 - Tate 2013; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London

Tate 2013; on loan to the National Portrait Gallery, London

Dorothy Jordan

by John Hoppner
oil on canvas, exhibited 1791
29 1/2 in. x 24 1/2 in. (749 mm x 622 mm)
Lent by Tate Gallery, 1979
Primary Collection
NPG L174


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  • John Hoppner (1758-1810), Painter. Artist associated with 213 portraits, Sitter in 13 portraits.

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This portrait shows her in one of her most popular 'breeches' roles in Cibber's She Would and She Would Not, where she dresses as a young soldier to follow her lover to Madrid.

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  • NPG D3324: Dorothy Jordan as Hypolita (source portrait)

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